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Rutgers Cancer Institute Researchers Utilize 4D Printing with Patient Derived Organoids to Accelerate Treatment Testing for Common Brain Tumor

Rutgers Cancer Institute investigator shares about a new project in which 4-dimensional (4D) printing of arrays that transform from cell-culture inserts into histological cassettes are utilized and hold patient tissue samples for rapid programmable...
12-Aug-2020 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Surgery Milestone Reached for Rutgers Cancer Institute Urologic Oncology Leader at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Urologic Oncology chief marks a major milestone in completing his 2,000th robotic prostatectomy at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility and one of the few hospitals in the...
5-Aug-2020 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Exploring a Potential Link between Tissue Match Genes and COVID-19

A new study led by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Gift of Life Marrow Registry seeks to determine how different versions of immune-vital genes screened for transplant matching may shape who develops or resists COVID-19.
22-Jun-2020 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Assessing Data Integrity in Times of COVID

Rutgers Cancer Institute expert discusses guarding data integrity for the first remdesivir double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial addressing treatment for COVID-19.
4-Jun-2020 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Building an International Consortium to Enhance Decision Making in Hodgkin Lymphoma

Findings and the development of a new international consortium known as HoLISTIC are being shared as part of a poster presentation at the virtual 2020 American Society for Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting taking place this week.
29-May-2020 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Chair of Radiation Oncology and Associate Vice Chancellor of Cancer Programs Receives Prestigious National Award

Bruce G. Haffty, MD, associate vice chancellor for cancer programs and chair, radiation oncology at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has been selected as the 2020 Gold Medal Award winner by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO),...
27-May-2020 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Are there any Programs for Quitting Tobacco?

For this 2020 World No Tobacco Day, experts from the Rutgers Tobacco Dependence Program discuss New Jersey quit centers and how quitting tobacco can benefit one during cancer treatment.
19-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Exploring Treatment Strategies in T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Researchers from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey along with collaborators from Princeton University identify a new drug that has therapeutic effect against the aggressive hematological disease T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
12-May-2020 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer Care Can’t Wait

Further delaying your preventative cancer care may cause more harm than good. Expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey explains how most colorectal cancers can be prevented through regular screenings, and it is safe to get your screenings,...
27-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT

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Donate Blood to Save a Life

Stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an increased need for blood and platelets. Rutgers Cancer Institute expert shares why right now is an important time to donate blood to ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients in...
14-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT

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July is National UV Safety Month

July is UV Safety Month, the perfect time to raise awareness about the risk of developing sun-related skin cancer. Rutgers Cancer Institute expert shares tips about how to reduce skin cancer risk during the summer months when UV rays are the...
6-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT

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American Cancer Society Updates Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

The American Cancer Society recently updated its nutrition and physical activity guidelines for cancer prevention. These updates focus on increasing physical activity and developing healthy eating patterns at every age, with an emphasis on...
24-Jun-2020 1:40 PM EDT

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Cancer Care Can’t Wait

Many people are worried about things in their lives that have been put on hold. For some women, this includes an annual mammogram. Safeguards have been put in place at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health facilities so women...
15-Jun-2020 8:35 AM EDT

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Cancer Care Can’t Wait

Cancer patients might still have heightened concerns over rescheduling a postponed surgery or scheduling a new surgery right now due to COVID-19. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert explains how surgical care precautions have been...
8-Jun-2020 8:05 AM EDT

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Men’s Health Month: Top 5 Tips for Dad this Father’s Day

June is Men’s Health Month, a national recognition that raises awareness about health care for men. It is also the month during which we celebrate Father’s Day. In celebration of these observances, an expert from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New...
2-Jun-2020 12:25 PM EDT

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Your Cancer Care is too Important to Wait

Minimizing your exposure to COVID-19 doesn’t require sacrificing cancer care or preventive services. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health are taking extra precautions to ensure that patients can continue to receive...
1-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT

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